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WASCO BASEBALL has been selected as a host site for MLB’s “Pitch Hit & Run” competition to be held on May 12th.   This FREE event will be available to kids 7-14 years of age.  Each participant will be scored across 4 categories.  Each age group and individual category winners will be afforded the opportunity to compete against other Local winners in a Sectional event.

If you have any questions or would like to help volunteer please contact Eric at


How to Register for the PitchHitRun (PHR) Event

PHR Player Registration (click here)

PHR Rules and Handbook





Below are additional details regarding competition, age cutoffs and groups, etc.  The National Final participants are provided opportunity to compete on a national stage during MLB’s All Star weekend!

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LEVELS OF COMPETITION

  • Local Competition – May 12th (Wasco)
    • All-Around, Pitching, Hitting and Running Champions advance from EACH age and gender group.
  • Sectional Competition - Mid May-Early June**
  • Each Sectional is part of an MLB team's geographic market.
  • All-Around Champions in each age and gender group are ELIGIBLE to advance.
  • The top 3 scores in each age and gender group among the Sectional All Around Champions within each MLB geographic market will advance to the Team Championships.***
  • Held in all 30 Major League Ballparks.
  • Participants must place first in their age group to be ELIGIBLE to advance. The top 3 scores in each age and gender group out of all 30 MLB Team Championships will advance to the National Finals.***
  • National Finalists will receive an all-expense paid trip to the All-Star Game. Finalists will participate in an array of festivities upon arrival, including a PHR Welcome Reception, MLB Brunch and All-Star FanFest. Finalists will compete on-field prior to shagging fly balls during the Home Run Derby and attending the All- Star Game!
  • MLB Team Championship - June (weekends)
  • National Finals - MLB All-Star Week
PRIZES/AWARDS: At each level of competition competitors will receive an item for their participation. Prizes at different levels of competition include ribbons, medals, trophies and other awards. National Finalists receive a trip to the All-Star Game.

* Competitors compete in four age groups: 7/8, 9/10, 11/12, 13/14. Age is determined as of July 17.
** Weather permitting, specific dates within your market will be available upon determination of each Team Championship date.
*** Advancement notified by PHR Headquarters. All-Around Champions at the Sectional and Team Championship do NOT automatically advance.